What do we do?
UnLocal’s Post Order Defense Team works with non-citizens who:
- Have a removal order and are either already detained
- Have risk of detention and deportation by ICE
We use a comprehensive approach combining legal representation, social work support, and community education and advocacy to best represent each client. The Post Order Defense Team works as part of New York’s Rapid Response Legal Collaborative, which encompasses UnLocal, Make the Road New York, and the New York Legal Assistance Group.
In order for us to consider your case you must:
Have a removal order
You can find out if you have a removal order by entering your “A” number here
Be at imminent risk of detention and/or deportation
You have ICE check-ins and no pending appeals nor pending applications OR
You have been detained by ICE and don’t have a stay of removal.
Check where your loved one is detained here
To request an intake with our team please fill out the online initial referral form
UnLocal Social Worker Jackie Cruz and our client discuss what it means to create abundance in collaboration with our Post Order Defense Team and all those challenging ICE detention.